Arielle Jacobs, Vincent Spano to Star in Floyd Mutrux's Boy From New York City Musical
The show tells the story of the king and queen of New York rock 'n' roll from 1955-1965 - George Goldner (Spano), the most characteristic figure in the Golden Era of street corner do-wop and his great love affair with a Puerto Rican dancer named Reina (Jacobs), whom he met when she was a hat check girl at the Palladium.
The production will feature rock 'n' roll favorites like "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," "Tears on My Pillow," "Barbara Ann," "Little Darlin," "Save the Last Dance for Me," "Good Golly Miss Molly," and "It's All in the Game of Love."
The cast will also include Geno Henderson as Tommy Edwards/and others and Crystal Starr Knighton as LaVern Baker. Joel Scott will serve as musical director, and the show is presented by American Pop Anthology in association with Scott Prisand.
Full casting and the design team will be announced at a later date.